Italian president dissolves parliament - media

19:54 21 July Kyiv, Ukraine

Italian President Sergio Mattarella signed a decree dissolving Parliament after meeting with the Parliament.. Now the country is waiting for early parliamentary elections.
This is reported by the Italian media with reference to the office of the head of state.
“The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, after hearing the Presidents of the two chambers of Parliament, in accordance with Article 88 of the Constitution, signed a decree on the dissolution of the Senate of the Republic and the Chamber of Deputies, which was signed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers,” the statement said.
It is noted that before the dissolution of parliament, the head of the republic received Draghi, as well as the speakers of both chambers.. After the dissolution of the legislature, early parliamentary elections are to be held.
As the President stated, the early dissolution of Parliament is always the last choice, especially when, as now, there are many important tasks before the Houses of Parliament that need to be solved in the interests of the country.. But the political situation that has arisen has led to this decision,” he said. - The debates, the vote and how this vote went yesterday in the Senate clearly showed the lack of parliamentary support for the government and the prospects for a new majority.

The date of the new elections will be announced later. Among the possible dates, observers name September 25.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has submitted his resignation for the second time.. Italian President Sergio Mattarella accepted the resignation of the prime minister.